The Battle of Algiers : Algeria's Fight for Independence.

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Main Author: minutes, 50.
Format: eBook
Published: Brussels : Lemaitre Publishing, 2016.
Series:History Ser.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Key information
  • Introduction
  • Political and social context
  • The decolonization phenomenon
  • The colonial system in Algeria
  • The National Liberation Front
  • The start of the war in Algeria
  • The threat to Algiers
  • Commanders and leaders
  • Jacques Massu, French General
  • Roger Trinquier, French superior paratrooper officer
  • Mohamed Larbi Ben M'hidi, responsible for armed action in Algiers
  • Yacef Saâdi, head of the autonomous zone of Algiers
  • Analysis of the battle
  • Methods of combat
  • The start of hostilities
  • Interrogations, torture and disappearances
  • Repercussions of the battle
  • The true nature of the battle
  • A heavily criticized battle
  • The Battle of Algiers: a French victory?
  • Summary
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